Legislative Update for Week Ending August 7, 2015

Legislative Update for Week Ending August 7, 2015

This week, Members of Congress returned to their home states and districts to begin the month-long August recess.

August Recess Begins

Lawmakers traveled to their home states and districts this week to begin the August recess. They are expected to return to Capitol Hill on Monday, Tuesday 8th. In the meantime, many Members of Congress will attend local events and hold town hall meetings, giving constituents an excellent opportunity to voice their concerns and have their most pressing questions answered.

The following Members of Congress, among others, will hold town hall meetings this week: Sen. Jerry Moran (KS), Sen. Jeff Merkley (OR), Sen. Chuck Grassley (IA), Sen. Mike Crapo (ID), Rep. Jeb Hensarling (TX-5), Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Rep. Diane Black (TN-6), Rep. Danny Davis (IL-7), Rep. Brett Guthrie (KY-2), Rep. Robert Pittenger (NC-9), Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-1), Rep. Tom Rice (SC-7), Rep. John Shimkus (IL-15), Rep. Marc Veasey (TX-33), Rep. Trent Franks (AZ-8), Rep. Joyce Beatty (OH-3), Rep. Lynn Jenkins (KS-2), Rep. Jim Langevin (RI-2), Rep. Norma Torres (CA-35), Rep. Bradley Byrne (AL-1), Rep. Dave Brat (VA-7), Rep. Tom Cole (OK-4), Rep. Donna Edwards (MD-4). Rep. Tom Emmer (MN-6), and Rep. Joe Barton (TX-6).

The Senior Citizens League (TSCL) urges its members and supporters to make the most of the August recess by attending town hall meetings. For more information, or to see if your Members of Congress will be holding town halls in the coming days, call their local offices. You can find contact information HERE.